STATE HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT
AN ACT providing for the draining of the right of way of highways constructed by the State Highway Department.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware, in General Assembly met:
Section 1. That, for the purpose of draining the right of way of any highway constructed by the State Highway Department, the Department is hereby authorized and empowered to make contracts and agreements with any ditch company or corporation, now established or hereafter to be established, with respect to the cleaning of ditches, or widening, deepening or extending ditches; and for this purpose the said Department is authorized and empowered to pay a fair and proportionable part of the expense thereof, the expense to be mutually agreed upon before the work is undertaken; and provided that the said ditch company or corporation shall levy taxes sufficient to pay its fair and proportionable part of said expense, and provided that the work of cleaning, widening, deepening and extending said ditches shall be under the supervision of said Department.
Approved March 28, A. D. 1921.